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Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

Commercial. THE Darling Harbour' sales this , morning were well attended, and the supply of forage was very good. The prices obtained were For oaten hay," in bales, from 7 s. to 7s. 6d. per cwt. $ in bundles, ?s. Id. to 9s. I Id. ; in truss, ?s. 9d. ' Straw, in bales, from 4s. 4d. to 5s. lOd ; in bundles, 5s. 7d. to Cs. 3d. Lucerne hoy, in truss, Cs. lid. ; oaten hay, ' in bcl s, 6s. lOd. to 7s. Id; wheaten husks, 3 s. 10d.. to 4s."5d. ;'watermelons, 2s. 4d. to 4s. per dozen ; pumpkins, 'Is. 4d. to Gs. Cd.j; a small sample of old maize, Gs. per bushel new maize, 5s. On the wharfs prime green lucerne hay is selling at £5 15s. to £6 per .ia.n.,j?llie]Lqjialitiei£5^a.-£^15^^-ol4m8wzGr- - 4s. 9d. to 6s. per bu-hel; new maize 4s.,9d. ; to 5s.; feed oats, . 3s. 9d. to 3s. lOd. 5 seed oats, 3s. 8d. to 4s.; hran and pollard, Is. 7d. to Id., in good demand jbarley, 4s. 3d. to 4s. 6d.; onions, £4 to £4 10s. per ton ; chaff, £6 10*. to £6 15s.; potatoes £3 5s. to £3 10s. ; butter, Is. 6d. per ...

Publication Title: Nepean Times
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DOINGS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

WOlAGS W-TKli, DAI'. "!'1i , ,, LATEST BY. PUCK'., - ,iSouth Greelc was, ori > Eastev.^ ^Iondoyan; extremely . morat'^Iac'e: . I ?'< was ?' not »»there myselfj I never do go to moral places. ;My line, .unfortunately, >is ^somewhat different. Nevertheless, they;'say A<the- ladies,/old!,lipd. young,'looked not.1 only.pretty.and faseiuat-.i ing\. but- positively: scrumptious;! <Wlien. I I heard this, if the eJecirie railway- had been in, vogue,. I should have been on,the spot in about 3 seconds. As it;was, I-hdd to' content ; myself with ,, that amount of v satisfaction which a young man. derives, ft om the- hnow l ledge that he has just been jilled Jjy half-a dozen joung ladies, and* that the .banns'" of misery are to be proclaimed, in a'Sunday jor two in the district of St. Mary's. tr;,( ? fa ' - ^ j ' ' ; 1 .' They, had a leather , an d, tan,; young man, there;, IIe. was not exactly" a 'juvenile; b.ut if he had been,a sucking' infant, he could ...

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Later Cablegrams. LONDON. April 12th. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

Later Cablegrams. LONDON., April 12lli. ' The 'Queen who has greatly benefited in health by her sojourn at Meritone, is now^ on' her " way back to England.;, She is ex pected to reach London to-night. Intelligence received from Hong Kong states that rumours prevail to the effect that the United States,frigate .Richmond, with, all:on board, numbering six hundred persons, has been lost. The Richmond is a screw,' frigate of 27,000 tons' burthen, carrying* 14 guns, and it is supposed that she foundered suddenly during a heavy gale, which accounts for the great loss of life report'd. The taxation riots, in Catalonia, haying subsided, the state of siege has been raised ' and order has, to a large extent, been re stored throughout the whole disturbed dis trict. , . The Right Rev. Dr. Baring, Bishop of, Durham, who is at present staying at Simla," in the Piuijaub, for the benefit of:his health, is seriously ill, suffering from typhoid fever. The Marquis of Salisbury and Sir Stafford Norfchc...

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The Gardener's Guide ORCHARD AND FRUIT GARDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

The Gardener's Guide : i. ORCHARD1,AND FRUIT GARDEN. As soon as the ground is prepared the ??work'work of>pianting'orange-and oiier trees of the Citrus family, should bo /actively pro ceededwith, as the sooner, they; are fixed in their places' the betteiv' Too:much care can not be .talcen in preparing' the land for trees of this family,1 so, as to obtain good sfarfc and steady vigorous growth afterwards. Til ?> ground' should; be .thoroughly -.worked and drained so that water; willvnot stagnate in ib during the w.inter month?, arni cas the trees are stiong and steady .feeders manuro must be used 'liberally in afi but the richest allu vial soils; Nothing is : fetter than well decaycd farm-yard; manure; but coarse bone dust is also an dxcellent stimulant; for treew of this family.' In shifting tha, trees every cire musb also? l e taken motiv'to injure' the roots more than- can be1 helped, or expose them to sun-, and wind.'; t Shelter is very, essential;to,the welfare?of treesvof...

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LATEST TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

L/llEST TELEGkAIVIS From, our Special .Correspondent.:; SYDNEY, Thursday Night. . AT tlic great handicap' in the. pigeon match. which took placo at Lord's ) Ground, Botany, to-day, each man had seven birds. There were llO entries at a pound each. 1<\ Gan non was first, Stout second, G. Hill third.'. A sweep was made up after the handicap, and forty entries were received at £L each, and the first miss stood out. E. Town ist, A. Stein, 2nd. : .

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A SPOILT CHILD. CHAPTER. I—CONTINUED. A PRETTY HORSEBREAKER [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

A SPOILT CHILD. CHA. I--CONTJNUED, A PKETTY -HOUSEBREAKER *'I won't. answer lor myself; but I haven't been actually up to my nec}c in a boo;.' Rorie oitViieil bis aim to Mrs. Tempest, and they all we«»t in to dinner, the Squire ?till plnying with bin daughter's hair, and Miss McCroke solemnly bringing up the rear." The dining-room at the Abbey Rouse was the ancient refectory, largei enough for a mess-room ; so, when there weie no visi tors, the Tempests dined in the library-a. handsome square room, in which old family portraits looked down from the oak panelling nliove the dwaif bookcases, and where the literary element was not obtrusively con spicuous You felt that it was a room quite as we 1 adapted for conviviality as for study. Th« re was a cottage piano in a snug corner by the fire-place. The Squire's capacious arm-chair stood- on the other side of the hearth,. Mrs. Tempest's low chair and table( f-cing it. The old oak buffet oppo>ite.the chimney-piece was a splendid specime...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

POR THE PEOPLE. j?iblished every Friday- Morning. ^CSTAINS loading articles on the prominent questions of'the day ; thelatestlocaljiiewB, eneral telegrams ; "Doings.of y,Puck !'??} racy and humourous ^xtracts fronx, miican journals.; special correspondence! and' £ '.test'Sydney'Commercial news;' ' ['* " S jscription 2s. 6d. per quatftet, in ad vance. . i ty? Am the n mm TIMES OFFICEi viput ^ High-street, Pemithv;..,.:.^,^ ''I'lrTTfi 1 Spfecial Jobbings department. >:? ; il »:.H T-ri :-V. IM [i'V-i if fTtiE proprietors of . thaiNcpean Times are pre-; I- pared to execute printing of . every, descrip tio . ' Posters, business: cards, /bill-heads, . pro-, gra imes, «ko.., turned out, at the shortest,notice! wii neatness and dispatch. OE ?ges as low as'possible^ Estimates furnished.' j ;-\y-J 1. ' <'wh i .. :«:( 7he London and Lancashire, Fire ,. -: ^ -Irisurlnce Coimpanjr l l '. T tniijii' takej^ilkm ofNivery .description! fat V; iyWoiifoAreltkiV ;; >.'" \ ?ID.'.,'J. WO...

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CASTLEREAGII V. EMU PLAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

CASTLEREAGII V. EMU PLAINS. i j A" match was played on Saturday afternoon at Emu Plains between the Cast'eieagh C. C. and that of Emu Plains. The Castle reaghang -went first to the wickets. Messrs. W. and A. Bunj«n officiated trith the leiather, and seven men went down to their efforts. Adams, who was run out, made one big'hit for"4. The total for their first inn ings, upon which the match was decided, \yas 361 The, Emu team then went to the wickets! Williams and Puree) 1 did the trundling, arid. to some advantage, as. the inning's ciosed for 27 runs, Castlereagh thus winning by 9 runs. Appended are the scores :-». , CAST LEREAG IT.-First Innings. G. Kay, b W. Bunyan ' ... ... 6 Reece, lbw h W. Bunyan ... ... .> W. Kay, b W. Bunyan ... 6 J; Purcell, b A. Bunyan ... ... 1 Mason, b A. Bunyan ... ... 3 W. Purcell, not out ... ..4 Carter, b A. Bunyan .. ... 0 Coffey, c G. Dempsey, b A. Bunyun ... 0 .Hobby,-b W Bunyan ... t ... 2 Williams, b A. Bunysln .. > . ... 0 . Sundries "...

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Over The Zigzag. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

Over Tho Zigzag (BY OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) Like Christmas, JEaster Holidays come but once a year, and form a welcome break ia the s ye u''s monotony. Taking- advantage of them -yom^obedient-stsrvarntrhad artrip7~whMr~tU" him was novel, over the lower and upper Zigzag. I had seen some rough mountain railvray work in India, not very far from Bombay, and more than one engine-driver in.New South Wales lias travelled over the same line. I was anxious then, to compare the famous pair of Australian Zigzags with past Oriental experiences. Leaving fair Penrith on the evening of Good Friday, at 7.5, I knew the moon would be up ere long, and being essentially 'aesthetic, thought 1 should have a glorious opportunity of ad miring the beautiful effects of light and shade "whan thrown by lunar ravn on a rocky and rough tract of couniry. Not beiog an Englishman, I very soon made myself at home with my fallow passengers, who, for tunately, were railway, folks, and going further than myself. A lady a...

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Our Police Court. TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 1882. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

Our Police Court TUESDAY, Aran. 11, 1882; BBFOHE Mr. Cleeve, J.P. \ -Robert Gould, John Halley, Kolind V McFarland, Edward McDonald, George Grim ley and Edward Halley were charged. . with being found bathing- in the Nepean lliver above the Victoria Bridge within sight of passers-by at an unseasonable hour .on Friday morning last. Constable Bres sington witnessed the offence and requested them to accompany him to the police office. -They did ,80, and afterwords Mr. Cleeve J.P., having been requisitioned, came down ? to the Court, and the defendants were .'. brought before him.- All pleaded g'uilty, but xplained.. they did not think they were "breaking the rules or committing any offence against society. TLiey all apologised, and the Bench, under the circumstances, fined 1 them Is. each, ot six hours in gaol. TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 1882. (Before M/. Single and Dr. Duncan, J.J.P.) , Charles Barlow was charged with indecent ' . exposure in Penrith on the 10th April. He was also, charged wit...

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The Nepean Railway Boating Club. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

Tho 2T@$eaa Railway Boating1 Club. We hoar with pleasure that the employees of tlio railway company purpose organising a Boating Club, which will not only bo a source of recreation and amusement, but a healthful means of exnrcise to all its mem bers. A meeting- will be held shortly, when complete and detailed arrangements will be made for the conducting of the club. In the meantime several handsome oilers.in the way of subscriptions, have bsen made to the pro moters of the samci, and we have no doubt tliab a very successful and. strong club will result from the present movement. The Nepeaii River affords good scope for a first class regatta, and a few months boating practise will soon bring our railway men well to the front in this particular depart ment of pport. It would be hard indeed, with our large staff of' resident railway officials, if they could not have a first-class cricket and boating club amongst,them, and we cordially welcome the present action on the part of some publ...

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Tho Easter Holidays. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

Tho Easter Holidays EA R ly on Friday morning', many of the local inhabitants were on the qui viva, and many gaily dressed voiing ladies were about by six o'clock a.m.. Most of the travellers went to Sydney, Jbuj; many went up the mountains. Almost everybody elso either went to Castle reagh or to South Creek, where the sports formed an immense 5/attraction. Several parties.went lip tlie Nepean<River . notwith standing its flooded s condition, and ally on returning- see mod to have thoroughly., en joyed themselves. Many came up from Sydney, and the display of fire-arms on their part was enough to have killed all the game ....fco4m-fpimd-wk4im-a-ra4ius-Gf--2!5-^MlesHf^ the next .quarter of a century. No great slaughter has been reported, and the remains of one kangaroo, so far as we know, are all that are now to the fore. The railway officials have had their.work cut out for them during the week, but notwithstanding " specials," the trains have arrived and de parted up to t...

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South Creek. [Crowded out from our last issue.] [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

South Creek. FROM OUIL OWN CORRESPONDENT; [Crowded out from our last issue.] THE Drought has broken-iip at last; splen" did rain has iullen,jjjj§ii thei^ is every appear? ance of more. Tb^pg'rass ^s'' getting green again, and the farmers 'd^e, busy putting' in their grain. The roads are in a frightful state, which could not be gjeen before owing* to the dust. It is a pity the Road Super intendent wouldn't come along* now, as he Would be able to see what a puddle our roads are in, especially the one from the railway station to the main Western Road. , Our much respeeted police officer, Con stable M'Garvie is about tOj be promoted. .1 have not heard where he is going* to, but wherever he goes he may rest assured he takes the good wishes of th,e residents of this district with him. Not only has lie fulfilled his duties as police constable, to the fatis foction of everyone, but he lias been to the fore in all" Public School matters j in fact, anything that he could lend a hand , in, lie...

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Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

Municipal Council. ? THE usual fortnightly meeting' of the Coun cil was held lest evening, when j&ere. /vvere present, Aldermen John Smith, Joh^^rice, .Jas. Price, PaskiD aud Besley. a# Owing* to the unavoidable absence of the > Mayor in Sydney, Alderman Smith- was voted to the chair. ' The minutes of the previous,meeting were read and adopted. Alderman Besley moved thai the meeting be .adjourned till that night;week on account of the absence of the Mayor, and has some important business had to .be transacted. This motion was not seconded, but an " Amendment was moved by Alderman Paskin, and seconded by Alderman J as. Price, that the meeting be carried on,, as certain matters of local interest had to be attended to. This was carried. ; t : ' A letter wos read from Anu Werner, ask-, ihg if the Council would kindly see about the state of the drain in front of her house in WoodrifFe-street, t»s she was frightened of fever arising from the stagnant water: laying ' in the drai...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

NOTICE; A LL Correspondence with regard to Pri J\ vate and Pecuniary matters, n^ist be ml'lressed to the u Manager" of the N UPEAN i TIMES. A. COLLESS & CO.

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Railway Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

"V ,'W^.AhSSWWv. 'iW' ?? ?~1 " Railway Time Table; .. .J Trains leavo Sydney. | ~ Arrive at i-'enrica. | 9:0 , ~ 10.48' l-\/" 5.25 p.m. ,t 7.5 p.m. 8.0 p.m. . 9.15 p.m.' 1 ( . t Saturday Additional. >''. ,V / ? ' 7.0 a.m. 1 9.15 a.m?' .. , , 1.45 p.m. _ s-, 3.20 p.m. , ' Trains leave Peiiritli | Arrive at Sydnoy. 5.20,a.m. 6.45 a.m. . , ( 7.45 afm., , . .. , 9.10.a.m. ' \ £23 p.m. , - 012 p.m.. Saturday ^Additional. &! ' 7.20 p!m. < 8.52 p.m.. *, Monday passenger. . ^ § | - / 10.15'a.m. 11.35 a.m. ; A train leaves. Sydno f for 'Penrith every . Sunday at 12 15 a.m. amvin^ in Penrith at' 2 a 111. . ,

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The Nepean Times, Published every Friday Morning. FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 1882. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

Published every Friday Morning'. FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 1882. SOCIETY in the colonies presents some peculiar features well worthy of note. To those who at a mature age have come from the old country the revel ation shown by some of the domes tic life in thLS and other colonies must prove somewhat .startling. We find out. here not that 'care and re gard for tlie' innocence of children which is tp be met jwitli at home. The; fault undoubtedly liesiwith the par ents, and results from either gross carelessness," neglect, or inability to. guide and keep in the proper path their progeny.- The bulk of people who emigrate to the colonies are naturally all anxious to better their (liuGnmstances, butthe search after the mammon of ^iprighteousness should not . prevent the m from at tending to those social duties which .^yjolye..on^.avjBi^^li?iai.of a family,:.. Society does not exist in the colonies as it does at home. We find an [ absence of that kindly intermixture ?iof friends.: and cronies, whi...

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THE DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

? :;v|'f- 'V V THE, JDIN-NER-.n Long -"before, the. ^appointed, .'timcj; .for.,- ..the dinner; great numbers' could,be seen .winding' 1 heir way'to the large, store room at the vieav . of Mr. Begg's.' The', place;was,-..large ;rind ?commodious, and was /iv.cVly decorated.' There were two Ion# tables holding, about 70each, andso great was the crush, that 'a f e :ond seating had to beprepared. The 'tables!' Were . nicely laid out,- and their was a botinreous-supply of'-a^^sort^^f-.^ishes, in cluding mucking ^^pigs,'.!^'poultry, t pastry and custards of ail descriptions.', }iV!e can not say who had the catering-'fbr the supper, but' it Svasreally nicely got- up and! reflected " the greatest credit on the in. Mr., Gassmanj: the lady attendants, and Mr. E. Paslcin, the worthy Secretary,, did, all ihat lay, in their! power for..the comfort of visitors. ALer. the' company had satisfied the inner mai, ! ' j - Mr. Alfred Colless proposed the health) of the Queen'!, for whom three hearty chee...

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Cricket Match. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

' Cricket Match A MATCH was played on Saturday afternoon in, Belmore Park, between the Howe of Pen rith-C. C. and the vWindsor C. C. A con siderable number of visitors were present and much interest was evinced in the match. The weather was line, and t£he ground af er the rain was in first-class condition: At about 12 o'c ock a start was mad*, and the Windsor men went first to the wickets. Hul's batting was fairly conspicuous and he. scored his forty in good time and style. The bowling of the Penrith men was somewhat too destructive for the Windsor C. C., and the others, with the exception of Hull, suc cumbed rapidlv to the bowling of Messrs. T. Tolburst, J. Evans, and G. Edwards. At about42 o'clock the Windsor men,retired for a total of 79, and an adjournment then took place for lunch, which was consumed alfresco under the trees. Some dissatisfaction was expressed by a few of the in ambers that arrangements had not been made for a din ner elsewhere, but what was provided was heaiti...

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LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Nepean Times — 14 April 1882

i V LOCAL NEWS-; '' . . -Wo arc requested to state that a special smnon, in'commemoration of the death of the late, Bishoo of Sydney, will be preached. Jin St. Stephen's Church on Sunday, at 7p.m. ; ? Mr.. Grant, the respected schoolmaster of .Regentville, has a<; last 'got into his new: premises, aud from all accounts appears to he perfectly satisfied with them. , There is no fund in this particular district for prizes, ex cept out of tli.e pocket'of the schoolmaster himself. Under tliev circumstances we are gviad to hear that two local gentlemen are prepared to give lectures on behalf of this .same said fund. v : . - With regard to the water supply of Wind i sor, and Richmond, a deputation,, consisting of Mr. It. M'Niven (mayor) and Aldermen Symons and Linsley; arid Mr. J. E. Onus, (mayor), and Aldermen Jockel and Onus, senr, waited- on Mr. Lackey as to when the work would he commenced, the probable cost, nnd the mode of repayment. Mr. Lackey, said the suvey had been ma...

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